NEWS

MarcaMatosFinalReflect

About

Matos & Associados – Advogados was founded in 1990 as a specialized Intellectual Property Law firm.

We are located in the city of Rio de Janeiro and we are able to provide IP services across Brazil and abroad through a wide network of associates.

The dedication of our team, made up of lawyers, engineers, technicians and paralegals with large practical experience and academic specializations in their areas of expertise, results in the excellence of our activity, recognized by the unique service we provide to our clients.This customized assistance allows us to deeply understand the client’s particularities and needs, reducing risks and generating business opportunities derived from their intellectual assets.

We are proud to contribute to our clients’ success by providing modern and efficient strategic solutions both for the protection of their intellectual property assets and identification of new business opportunities.

Practice

Our clients are served in a wide range of activities in the area of Intellectual Property Law, including:

  • Marks and Brands in general: clearance of marks and brands; trademark prosecution in the Brazilian INPI and in foreign Industrial Property Departments; trademark disputes and litigation;
  • Patents and Industrial Designs: Evaluation and analysis of patentability; preliminary searches and patent searches; patent prosecution and registration of industrial designs; patent application abroad (national patents, European and PCT); payment of fees (annuities, quinquennium, among others) for patents and industrial design registrations; technological monitoring and the filing of oppositions to patent applications; technical consulting;
  • Copyright;
  • Entertainment Law;
  • Computer programs (software);
  • Domain name disputes;
  • Structuring projects in R&D;
  • Unfair Competition;
  • Agreements: consultancy and development of agreements for licensing and assignment of rights in intellectual property; consultancy and development of specific instruments for the protection of trade secrets, non-patentable technologies and confidential information;
  • Litigation: Practice in the judicial level in cases concerning intellectual property in general;
  • Geographical Indications;
  • Franchising;
  • Technology Transfer;
  • Fashion Law.

TEAM

Luís Fernando Matos Jr.

Attorney-at-Law

Law Degree from University of Rio de Janeiro State (UERJ), 1995. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1995. Master in Intellectual Property Law from The John Marshall Law School – Chicago, USA, 1996. Joined Matos & Associados Advogados in 1991, and became managing partner in 2002. Member of the following associations: ABPI - Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual, AIPPI - Associação Internacional de Proteção da Propriedade Intelectual, INTA - International Trademark Association, LES - Licensing Executive Society e FICPI - Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle.
Practice concentrate in litigation and consulting in most Intellectual Property areas, including:
. Trademarks, Patents and Copyright;
. New technologies as well as the impact of new medias in the Intellectual Property Law.
. Strategy in building Intellectual Property assets
. Information technology
Languages: Portuguese, English and French

José Marcos Wreck

Attorney-at-Law

Law Degree from Cândido Mendes University, 1999. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2000. Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), 2001. Joined Matos & Associados Advogados in 1996.
Practice focused on trademarks, domain names, copyright, contracts, patents and unfair competition.
Languages: Portuguese and English

Simone de Freitas Vieira

Attorney-at-Law

Law Degree from from Cândido Mendes University, 1999. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2000. Intellectual Property Law Specialization from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), 2009. Joined Matos & Associados Advogados in 2000.
Practice focused in litigation, contracts, procedures and consulting in most Intellectual Property areas, including copyrights, trademarks, domain names, softwares and unfair competition.
Languages: Portuguese and English

Marco Antonio de Oliveira

Attorney-at-Law

Law Degree from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), 2011. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2012. Postgraduate Degree in Civil Procedural Law from Cândido Mendes University, 2013. Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), 2015. Practice in Intellectual Property Law since 2008. Joined Matos & Associados Advogados in 2010.
Practice in trademarks, copyright, patents and unfair competition, with focus on litigation in most Intellectual Property areas.

Monica Gavazza

Attorney-at-Law

Law Degree from Cândido Mendes University, 1989. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1990. Postgraduate Degree in Civil Law from Cândido Mendes University, 1996. Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), 2016. Practice in Intellectual Property Law since 2008. Joined Matos & Associados Advogados in 2011.
Practice focused on trademarks, domain names, copyright, contracts and unfair competition.
Languages: Portuguese, English and German.

Beatriz Moura

Attorney-at-Law

Law Degree from Cândido Mendes University, 2008. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2009. Postgraduate Degree in Civil Procedural Law and Legal Management from IBMEC, 2015. Attending postgraduation course in Intellectual Property Law at Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO). Practice in Intellectual Property Law since 2007. Joined Matos & Associados Advogados in 2014.
Practice focused on trademarks, domain names, copyright, contracts and unfair competition.
Languages: Portuguese and English

Júlia Braz

Engineer

Chemical Engineering Degree from Federal Fluminense University (UFF), 2009. Practice in Intellectual Property Law since 2010.
Practice focused on patents.
Idiomas: Portuguese, English, Swedish, Norweagian, Spanish and Japanese.

Luís Fernando Matos Jr.

luis.matos@matos.com.br

Luís Fernando Matos Jr.

Attorney-at-Law

José Marcos Wreck

marcos.werneck@matos.com.br

José Marcos Wreck

Attorney-at-Law

Simone de Freitas Vieira

simone.vieira@matos.com.br

Simone de Freitas Vieira

Attorney-at-Law

Marco Antonio de Oliveira

marco.oliveira@matos.com.br

Marco Antonio de Oliveira

Attorney-at-Law

Monica Gavazza

monica.gavazza@matos.com.br

Monica Gavazza

Attorney-at-Law

Beatriz Moura

beatriz.moura@matos.com.br

Beatriz Moura

Attorney-at-Law

Júlia Braz

julia.braz@matos.com.br

Júlia Braz

Engineer

CONTACT

We are situated at the financial heart of the city of Rio de Janeiro, very near the INPI and the major state and federal courts of justice.

To get in touch, please use the email mail@matos.com.br or the numbers below:

Phone: (+55-21) 3861-1250
Fax: (+55-21) 3861-1251

Our address:

Rua da Assembléia 35, 6º Andar
20011-001 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil